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India Coronavirus Update: 60,975 New COVID-19 cases, 848 Deaths

by Bellamkonda

NEW DELHI: India reported more than 60,000 cases for the seventh consecutive day on Tuesday, India’s COVID-19 tally rose to 31,67,324 with 60,975 fresh COVID-19 cases reported on Tuesday, August 25 said Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The death toll due to the virus rose to 58,390 with 848 fresh deaths reported across the country in the last 24 hours.

According to the data released by the Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, a total of 66,550 people discharged from the hospital after recovering from the virus in the past 24 hours and the total number of COVID-19 recoveries in the country rose to 24, 04, 585 till date.

The country’s recovery rate stands at 75.27 per cent while the fatality rate was at 1.84 per cent.

Currently there are 7,04,348 active cases in the country. The Healthy Ministry said that the number of COVID-19 recoveries are three times more than the number of active cases in the country.

To contain the further spread of the virus India has increased the anti-COVID-19 measures including the improvement of COVID-19 tests conducted across the country. On Tuesday, India conducted COVID-19 testing on 9,25,383 samples, with this centre government tested 3,68,27520. samples so far, according to the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR).

Meanwhile, the coronavirus has infected more than 23 million peopleacross the world, and 8 lakh people have died of the virus. Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have contributed the highest positive cases to the country’s COIVD-19 tally.

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